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Using the EPDS During Pregnancy: What Exactly are We Screening For?

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology now recommends that women be screened for depression during pregnancy in addition to screening during the postpartum period.  Because depressive symptoms during pregnancy have been associated with worse outcomes and are a robust predictor of postpartum depression, the identification of women with depression during pregnancy would help us… Read More »

Why one woman’s emotional plea for early colon cancer screening may harm instead of help

September 6, 2018 Posted By Categories Kevin Lomangino is the managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @KLomangino. A photo from Jennifer Waller’s GoFundMe page for medical expenses. A 32-year-old cancer patient has taken to Facebook to urge people to “get screened early for colon cancer” — and a number of news outlets are spreading… Read More »